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June 17, 2011

The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association has notified the AVMA that several veterinarians in Canada have reported dogs with Fanconi syndrome-like disease that may be associated with the consumption of chicken jerky treats manufactured in China. This mirrors the incidents reported in the United States in 2007 and investigated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

June 16, 2011

American Regent recalls one lot of Concentrated Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 23.4%, 30 mL Single Dose Vial Lot #0362 (Expiration Date May 2012, NDC # 0517-2930-25) because some of the vials of this lot contain visible particulates.

June 8, 2011

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall to the consumer and user level of Methyldopate HCL Injection, USP, 250 mg/5 mL (50mg/mL), 5 mL Single Dose Vial NDC # 0517-8905-10, Lot # 0152, Exp Date March, 2012. This recall is for Lot # 0152 only. No other lots of Methyldopate HCL Injection, USP are subject to this voluntary recall.

June 3, 2011

Bravo! is voluntarily recalling select boxes of Bravo! Pig Ears Chews because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The products affected by this recall includes only Bravo! 50 ct bulk Oven roasted Pig Ears Product Code: 75-121 Lot # 12-06-10.

May 31, 2011

Primal Pet Foods has initiated a voluntary recall of their Feline Chicken & Salmon Formula with a "Best By" date code of 043112-17 because this product may be contaminated with Salmonella.  The only product affected is limited to Feline Chicken & Salmon Formula with a "Best By" date code of 043112-17.  No other Primal Pet Foods products are affected.

May 20, 2011

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall to the consumer and user level of the following product: Sterile Water for Injection, USP, 50 mL Single Dose Vial, NDC # 0517-3050-25, Lot 0092, Exp. Date February, 2014.

May 18, 2011

Boss Pet Products, Inc. announced that it is recalling its Diggers Natural Treat Pig Ear pet treats because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Boss Pet has been notified by one of its suppliers, Keys Manufacturing Company, Inc., that a batch of Keys’ pig ear treats tested positive for Salmonella. These treats were shipped to Oregon, among other states.

May 18, 2011

Blackman Industries, Inc. of Kansas City, KS is recalling all PrimeTime brand 2 ct. and 5 ct. Premium Pig Ears and all KC Beefhide brand 20 ct. Premium Pig Ears because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. These products were sold in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.

May 13, 2011

The FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine is alerting pet owners to use caution with the use of an unapproved animal drug product, Douxo Seborrhea Shampoo (0.1% phytosphingosine), distributed by Sogeval Laboratories, Inc. of Coppell, Texas after recently receiving a report of the death of a woman associated with the use of the product on her dog.

May 10, 2011

Triad Group, a manufacturer of over-the-counter products has initiated a voluntary product recall involving all lots of Alcohol Prep Pads, Alcohol Swabs or Alcohol Swabsticks manufactured by Triad Group which may be included in a variety of other products labeled with other manufacturers' names.

May 4, 2011

Keys Manufacturing Company, Inc. of Paris, IL is recalling Pig Ears for Pet Treats because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

April 27, 2011

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of Ammonium Molybdate Injection, USP (Molybdenum 250mcg/10mL) 10mL Single Dose Vial NDC 0517-6610-25, Lot # 9409, Exp. Date June 2011. This recall was initiated on April 26, 2011 to the User Level for Lot # 9409 only. No other lots of Ammonium Molybdate Injection, USP are subject to this recall.

March 29, 2011

Greenstone LLC announced a recall of medicines with lot number FI0510058-A on the label. Bottles labeled as Citalopram (used to treat depression) may contain Finasteride (used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia).

March 21, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has become aware of a human drug recall for Phenobarbital tablets. Phenobarbital is prescribed by veterinarians as an extralabel use for treating seizures in animals.

March 21, 2011

H&P industries, Inc., a manufacturer of over-the-counter products has initiated a voluntary product recall of all lots of Povidine Prep Pads manufactured by H&P Industries, Inc. but which are private labeled for many accounts.

March 17, 2011

This recall was initiated because some of the vials of these lots may contain visible particulates. Potential adverse events after intravenous administration of solutions containing particulates may include disruption of blood flow within small blood vessels in the lung, localized inflammation (swelling and redness due to accumulation of inflammatory cells), and granuloma formation.

March 17, 2011

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of specific Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injections.

March 9, 2011

Jones Natural Chews Co of Rockford, IL is recalling 2705 boxes of Pig Ears because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella

March 9, 2011

At its July 23rd meeting, the OVMEB voted to rescind the proposed rule changes regarding exams and vaccines. The current rules remain in effect.

March 1, 2011

WellPet LLC has voluntarily recalled certain lots of Wellness® canned cat food due to the possibility that they contain less than adequate levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1).

February 7, 2011

American Regent is recalling one lot of Potassium Phosphates Injection, USP, 15 mM/5 mL Phosphorus; 22 mEq/5 mL Potassium, 5 mL Single Dose Vial.

February 4, 2011

American Regent is recalling One Lot of Sodium Thiosulfate Injection, USP, 10% (100 mg/mL), 10 mL Single Dose Vial due to particulate contamination.

February 4, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today an anticipated shortage of Vetsulin (porcine insulin zinc suspension), a product used to treat diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats. Vetsulin is manufactured by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health and is only available to animals currently enrolled in the Vetsulin Critical Need Program.

January 31, 2011

Manna Pro Products, LLC is voluntarily recalling a single lot (1006) of Family Farm Complete Horse 10 horse feed, UPC 0 95668 90151 6, packaged in 40 lb. bags because it may contain monensin sodium (Rumensin). Monensin sodium is a medication approved for use in some livestock and poultry species, but can be fatal to horses if fed at sufficiently high levels.

January 28, 2011

Merrick Pet Care, Inc. of Amarillo, Texas is recalling the Jr. Texas Taffy pet treat (ITEM # 27077, UPC # 02280827077, All Lots up to and including 10364) because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

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